Deed 1854
Deed
William Langille to John M. Kinlay
August 22nd, 1854

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Edward F. G. Kirkwood, Administrator of William Langille to John M. Kinlay
Registered 22nd August, 1854 at 4:00 o'clock p.m. On the certificate of James McKennon, J.P

This indenture made the twenty-ninth day of April in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-four between Edward F. G. Kirkwood of Pictou in the County of Pictou, Surgeon, Administrator, of all and singular the estate, goods and effects which were of William Langille, late of Tatamagouche Road in the County of Pictou, Farmer, deceased at the time of his death, of the one part and John M. Kinlay of Pictou aforesaid in the County aforesaid, Esquire, of the other part.

Whereas the personal property of the said William Langille, deceased, being insufficient to pay the debts due by his Estate, the said Edward F. G. Kirkwood, as administrator as aforesaid did apply by affidavit as required by law to the Judge of Probate of the said County of Pictou for a license to sell the real estate of the said William Langille for the payment of the said debts and wherein upon an investigation showing the insolvency of the paid estate such license was duly granted by the said Judge of Probate according to law and the Lot of land hereinafter described being real estate of the said deceased was in J..........ance thereof advertised for sale at Pictou by Public Auction according to the requirements of the law in such case made and provided by advertisement in the Royal Gazette and notices thereof posted in the Township and Settlement where the said real estate is situated and on the day and year first above mentioned being the time appointed in such advertisements was set up at Public Auction at the Court House in Pictou aforesaid in accordance with such license and advertisements and was knocked down and sold to the said John M. Kinlay for the sum of forty pounds that being the highest sum bid for the said lot of land at the said sale.

Now therefore this Indenture witnesseth that this said Edward F. G. Kirkwood as administrator as aforesaid in pursuance of the said license and for and in consideration of the said sum of forty pounds of lawful money of Nova Scotia to him paid by the said John M. Kinlay at 11 before the sealing and delivery of this presents the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged hath granted, bargained, sold, aliened, remised, released, enfeoffed and confirmed and by these presents doth grant, bargain, sell, align, enfeoff, remise, release and confirm unto the said John M. Kinlay, his heirs and assigns all the estate, right, title, interest, property, claim and demand which the said William Langill had at this time of his death of, in, to and upon all that lot of land on which the said William Langill resided at his death situate on the south side of Tatamagouche Road in the County of Pictou bounded on the west by lands belonging to the heirs of Peter Mattatal and lands granted to Lewis Tattrie on the south by lands granted to John Wilson, on the east by lands of Alexander Langill, Lewis' son, and on the north by Tatamagouche Road containing sixty-eight and three quarters acres more of less with the appurtenances being this same lot of land more particularly described by meters? And pounds? In a written appraisement of the same made by Kenneth McLean, Esquire, and John Gould, Surveyor, and filed in the office of the Registrar? Of Probate at Pictou and being the same lot of lands also described in the Deed of Conveyance? Thereof made by Lewis Langille and Margaret Langille, his wife to the said William Langille bearing date the ninth day of May A.D. 1840 together with all and singular the houses, barns, stables, buildings, ways waters, watercourses, easements, commodities, privileges and appurtenances to the said lot, piece or parcel of land belonging on in any wise appertaining and also all the estate, right, title, interest, property, claim and demands of him the said Edward F. G. Kirkwood as administrator as aforesaid since the death of the said William Langille of, in, to and upon the same.

To have and to hold the said lot, piece or parcel of land and premises with the appurtenances unto him, the said John M Kinlay, his heirs and assigns forever.

In witness whereof the parties to these presents have hereunto their hands and seals subscribed and set the day and year first above written.

Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of
J. H. Lane E. Kirkwood

Received on the day of the date of the foregoing Deed from John M Kinlay therein named the sum of forty pounds, N.S. currency, full considerations.
Witness
J. H. Lane E. Kirkwood

John Hamilton land? Of Pictou in the county of Pictou, Esquire, maketh oath and saith that he is a subscribing witness to the foregoing Deed of Indenture and did see the same duly signed, sealed and delivered by Edward F. G. Kirkwood, the party therein named.

Sworn before me at Pictou in the County of Pictou, this fourth day of August A.D. 1854 which I hereby certify
James Skinner, J.P. J. H. Lane

Source: FHL film # 578982, vol. 39, p. 495
Translated by Lynda Minarzick
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